Join us for the 14th Annual Integrative Nursing Conference in honor of Nurses Week! 

Monday, May 6, 2024
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
UMASS Boston | Campus Center Ballroom 3rd Floor
100 William T. Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125
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Presented by:
Boston Medical Center Integrative Nursing Council

Sponsored by:
The Anna Ross Committee of the Massachusetts Memorial Hospital Nurses’ Alumnae, Inc., and the Boston Medical Center Nursing Division

Conference Fee

  • BMC Employees: $50.00
  • Non-BMC Employees: $150.00
  • Student: $50.00


Accreditation Information

The application to award contact hours has been submitted to Boston Medical Center. Boston Medical Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Association, Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This program is supported by the Anna Ross Committee of the Massachusetts Memorial Hospital Nurses’ Alumnae, Inc.

Agenda and Speakers

7:30 am – 8:00 amRegistration / Breakfast / Vendor Tables
8:00 am – 8:05 amWelcome
Timothy Murphy, BSN, RN & Patrice Shackley, MSN, RN
8:00 am – 8:15 amOpening Remarks
Nancy W. Gaden, DNP, RN, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Boston Medical Center
8:15 am – 9:30 amWholeness in Wellness: Nourishing Body and Mind for Nursing Vitality
Kristen Reed, BSN, RN, HN-BC, CEO of Nursing Your Way to Wellness
9:30 am – 10:15 amMove Better. Feel Better. Love Better. 
Mike Morris, Founder of Hot House NH Yoga and Pilates 
10:15 am – 10:30 amBreak / Vendors
10:30 am – 11:30 amLearning the Language of Loss - Supporting, Sustaining, and Connecting 
Myra Sack, Founder of E-Motion, Inc. 
11:30 am – 12:30 pmLunch / Vendors
12:30 pm - 1:15 pmThe Integrative Nursing Fellowship: Our Collective Experiences & Growth
1:15 pm - 2:00 pmShake It Up: Zumba Your Way to a Healthier You! 
Kristen Fleury, BSN, RN 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmThe Power of Reflexology in Healthcare and Self-Care 
Kelly Urso, NBCR, NCREd, Founder of Footprints Reflexology 
3:00 pm – 3:15 pmBreak / Vendors
3:15 pm – 4:15 pmIntegrating an Empowered Culture of Wellness in Nursing 
Kristen Reed, BSN, RN, HN-BC, CEO Nursing Your Way to Wellness 
4:15 pm – 4:30 pmWrap-up & Evaluation


Getting there

  • MBTA - JFK/UMass Station or Bus Service Route 8
  • On-campus and nearby parking are available. Click here for visitor parking rates and information.
  • Shuttle buses run regularly between JFK/UMASS station and several points on campus. 

Click here for more information on visitor resources.